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Sculpin - With Ginger, Lime, And Szechuan Peppercorn - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 4.59%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 11-16-2011)
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Jgrody

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I had this a few years ago at the Homebrew Mart. I remember it being the best spiced beer i have ever had. And living near BP i have had a lot of them. It was nice and refreshing from the lime and ginger, with just a bit of spice from the peppercorn. The aroma was mostly ginger and peppercorn. It would be perfect with some Pad Thai.

Serving type: cask

09-11-2013 21:40:59 | More by Jgrody
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Meleah

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

09-03-2013 20:30:01 | More by Meleah
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dominic4beer

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

06-09-2013 08:58:48 | More by dominic4beer
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HarleyCorps

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-12-2012 19:08:38 | More by HarleyCorps
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HopHead84

California

4.18/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

11/10/11

On tap at URGE. WAhoo! Supposedly a one-off for Ballast Point Night at URGE.

A: Translucent, vibrant orange with an inch of white sea foam. Good retention and lots of lacing.

S: Much orange and grapefruit with lighter tropical notes: mango and passion fruit. I get some lime and lemon with a faint ginger note and earth. Smells great.

T: Pronounced orange, grapefruit, and tangerine, with a little mango and lime. Ginger is faint, and I get a slight tingling on my palate from the Szechuan that blends with a smooth moderate bitterness. As always with this beer, no alcohol is evident.

M: Light medium body with upper medium carbonation. The mouthfeel is crisp, dry, and sticky, and that tingling on the palate from the peppercorn is unique.

Overall: I'd rather have a pint of regular Sculpin than a pint of this, but the combination of various elements works surprisingly well in this beer.

Serving type: on-tap

11-16-2011 04:52:42 | More by HopHead84
Sculpin - With Ginger, Lime, And Szechuan Peppercorn from Ballast Point Brewing Company
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